Non-contact time payment

Extra €3.5m payment announced for childcare providers

Service providers who sign up to More Affordable Childcare measures from this September to benefit from new ‘non-contact’ funding measure

Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone

Leadership for Inclusion (LINC) Programme

Leadership for Inclusion (LINC) Programme

Wins Best Online Learning Experience Award at the 2017 Education Awards

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Up to 1,000 early years practitioners offered free place on the LINC Programme 2017/18 from today

Expansion of Criteria for CETS Programme

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has directed the expansion of criteria for the Childcare Education and Training Support programme (CETS) from the 27th of March 2017 to include parents attending secondary school.

This change means that parents attending secondary school are now entitled to receive childcare funding under the CETS Programme.

Good News – Bursary for Level 7, 8 and 9 Graduates now available!

 

The DCYA plan to pay a Bursary (of approx. €750) to early childhood educators who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7, Level 8, or Level 9 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications since the inception of the Learner Fund (2013).

 

Job Vacancies

Bright Star Academy
 
Position – 2 x Full Time Permanent Contract Positions
 

ECCE Payments

07/10/2016

ECCE Payment - It has been brought to our attention that some ECCE payments that reached bank accounts this morning are incorrect. 

We are currently working with Pobal and online support to amend this.